National Affairs: Reasons for Relief

Shall the Federal Government use public funds to help feed hungry men, women or children through this third winter of Depression?

For the first time a Senate committee sat last week with the avowed intention of answering this red hot question in the affirmative. Human relief has inspired many a turgid speech, many an elaborate bill, but never before has it been made the subject of specific Congressional hearings.

Federal relief for hungry Industry is the keystone of President Hoover's whole legislative program. But Federal relief for hungry...

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